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John Denham

Former Labour MP for Southampton, Itchen

@Johndenhammp

Investigations into the Iraq War

A number of votes were held relating to holding investigations into the US led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

John Denham generally voted against investigations into the Iraq war

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 24 Jun 2009: John Denham voted to welcome an inquiry into the Iraq war and to commend the proposal to hold as much of it as possible in public. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: John Denham was absent for a vote on Iraq War Inquiry — No reasonable impediment — rejected Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2009: John Denham was absent for a vote on Iraq War Inquiry — Declines to make a proposal Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: John Denham voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by an independent committee of privy councillors. In a subsequent vote was held the majority of MPs voted against holding an inquiry into the Iraq war at this time but to agree a time will come when an inquiry is appropriate. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2008: John Denham voted against holding an inquiry into the Iraq war at this time but to agree a time will come when an inquiry is appropriate. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: John Denham voted against the principle that there should be an inquiry into the Iraq War by an independent committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2007: John Denham voted against holding an inquiry into the Iraq war at this time. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: John Denham voted against an inquiry into the Iraq war by a select committee of Privy Counsellors. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2006: John Denham voted against a further inquiry into the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: John Denham voted against the publication of the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of the war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: John Denham was absent for a vote on Iraq — Set up of judicial inquiry — rejected Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2003: John Denham was absent for a vote on Iraq — Judicial Inquiry — Not necessary Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2003: John Denham voted against a judicial inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2003: John Denham was absent for a vote on Iraq — Weapons of Mass Destruction Inquiry Show vote

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